The article intends to suggest a reflection about the process of the formation of a limited time group of therapy in a mental health care center located in Rome, Asl Roma 2. The aim is to focus on the delicate process of transition from individual to group therapy in a Public Institution, which involves several implications.
We will try, in this regard, to point out its advantages and some critical issues related to the care service background. We will explore the functioning of the patients in group therapy and then among the staff. We will consider the difficulties arising, and the opportunities the transition from individual to group care will give.